TPT 2015 Statue

TPT 2015 Statute

Trnava Poster Triennial 2015 is a non-anonymous international competitive exhibition of posters issued (created) between July 1, 2012 and February 28, 2015.

Poster exhibition period:
September 3, 2015 – November 29, 2015

Main organizer:
Trnava Self-governing Region and Jan Koniarek Gallery in Trnava

Slovak Design Centre in Bratislava, Academy of Fine Arts and Design in Bratislava, City of Trnava, POSTER – civic association, PUBLIKUM.SK – civic association, the Western Slovakia Museum in Trnava.

The event is held under the patronage of the International Council of Graphic Design Associations ICOGRADA, Governor of Trnava Self-Governing Region.

Competitive categories:
TPT 2015 includes two contest categories with six subcategories: A1, A2, A3, and B1, B2, B3.

Authors classify their works into respective categories themselves. The organizer reserves the right to reclassify a work into
a different category /in case of mistake or misunderstanding/.

[a] Professional – individuals and teams
[b] Student – fine arts academic students aged 18 and up

[1] Advertising Poster – designed for promotion and support of sales or services
[2] Sociocultural Poster: culturally, socially, or politically motivated poster
[3] Freestyle Category: personal or experimental poster

International jury:
Consists of five renowned international experts in graphic design, including the winner of the Grand Prix 2012, the holder of the Master’s Eye Award, and a representative of ICOGRADA.

Main awards:
Category A (professionals):
1st prize – Grand Prix 2015 – Jozef Dóka Jr. (founder of TPT) Prize
2nd prize
3rd prize

Category B (students):
1st prize – Academy of Fine Arts and Design Rector’s Prize
2nd prize
3rd prize

Special awards:
— Master’s Eye Awards – for an internationally renowned graphic design personality
— Icograda Prize – awarded by an Icograda representative
— Slovak Design Centre in Bratislava Prize

Other awards:
— Governor of Trnava Self-governing Region Prize
— Trnava City Mayor’s Prize
— Audience Prize

Multiple prizes conferred – a single author or a work may be awarded various prizes.

Winners of the main awards shall receive official TPT trophies and diplomas. Winners of the Grand Prix and Master’s Eye Award are entitled to become jurors of TPT 2018.

Winners of other awards shall receive prizes according to the organizers.

Finalists shall receive a certification of attendance declaring their attendance in the finals.

Awards handover
Awarding of prizes and publishing of results in print media will take place within 30 days of the completion of the jury’s work. Awarded authors shall be informed in writing and invited to the award ceremony.

Finalists’ works will be reproduced in the official TPT 2015 catalogue. Awarded works will be published
in an appendix to the TPT 2015 catalogue.

Exhibited works will become the property of the Jan Koniarek Gallery in Trnava and be included in the TPT poster collection.